Terrorism, Security & Society MA

Our Terrorism, Security & Society MA is an interdisciplinary course that draws on history, political science, international relations, sociology, social psychology and risk studies to understand international security threats. Our Terrorism, Security & Society MA is an interdisciplinary course that draws on history, political science, international relations, sociology, social psychology and risk studies to understand international security threats. Because of the complex nature of terrorism, we believe it is valuable to study it from a variety of perspectives. On this course, you will focus on security and counterterrorism issues and on a critical social science approach and analyse society’s response and adaptation to the phenomenon.

Course syllabus:

  1. Terrorism & Counter Terrorism

  2. Dissertation

  3. Armchair Intelligence – Open Sources & Online Investigation

  4. Chemical, Biological, Radiological & Nuclear (CBRN) Terrorism

  5. Home Grown Radicalisation & Counter-Radicalisation in Western Europe & North America

  6. Responding to Terrorism

  7. The War on Terror: Anglo-American Foreign & Security Policy since 9/11

  8. Securing the States: Intelligence & Security in the United States